Comparative Recovery of Two Human Norovirus Surrogates, Feline Calicivirus and Murine Norovirus, with a Wet Vacuum System, Macrofoam-Tipped Swab, and Bottle Extraction Method from Carpets.

@article{Buckley2018ComparativeRO,
  title={Comparative Recovery of Two Human Norovirus Surrogates, Feline Calicivirus and Murine Norovirus, with a Wet Vacuum System, Macrofoam-Tipped Swab, and Bottle Extraction Method from Carpets.},
  author={David Buckley and Angela Fraser and Charles Gordon Pettigrew and Jeffery B Anderson and X Jiang},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2018},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={963-968}
}
Human noroviruses (HuNoV) are the leading cause of known foodborne illness in the United States, but direct detection during outbreak investigations is challenging. On the other hand, sampling both hard and soft environmental surfaces can be used to improve outbreak investigations. Currently, we lack virus recovery methods for soft surfaces, such as carpet… CONTINUE READING